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iOS Apps Gone Free: Diaballic, Aces Hearts, Goop, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Diaballic, Aces Hearts, Goop, And More

November 17, 2011

Take control of a little ball-bearing and try to survive for as long as possible in Revoc Technologies' side-scrolling platform game, Diaballic. We also have a refined digital version of Hearts to take with you wherever you go, and a casual game where you must help Eeeps avoid goop.

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iPhone:

Goop ($0.99 -> Free, 16.8 MB): The Eeeps just want to get home safely, but there is all of this dangerous goop everywhere! It's your job to help them avoid the dripping goop by tapping on them to cause them to tumble forward. Since they are always moving forward, you can also swipe from right to left to slow them down. The game includes four colorful environments, four different Eeeps, and Game Center integration.

Goop is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Diaballic ($0.99 -> Free, 2.4 MB): Play as a little ball-bearing and try to survive for as long as possible in order to obtain the highest score in this side-scrolling platform game. Collect gems to increase your score even quicker, but watch out for the many obstacles because if you hit one the game is over. The game includes four difficulty levels, four power-ups, randomized levels, and online leaderboards.

Diaballic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 27 ratings.

Red's Escape ($1.99 -> Free, 9.9 MB): Play as Special Agent Red of the Happily Ever After agency and try to climb through the various stages as fast as possible to avoid getting caught by Gretel in this arcade game. Tap to deploy red's belt and grab on to objects to climb higher and higher. Avoid the many obstacles while collecting different treats to obtain the highest score. The game includes 10 levels, and Game Center integration.

Red's Escape is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Universal:

Origami Airplanes Folds In 3D ($1.99 -> Free, 8.3 MB): Learn how to fold three different types of paper airplanes with this entertaining education app. Each fold is animated in full 3D, and you can even interact with the animation using multitouch controls to get a better look at what's taking place. The app includes three animation speeds, the ability to share texture prints for each plane via email, and AirPrint support.

Origami Airplanes Folds In 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Aces Hearts ($0.99 -> Free, 15.1 MB): Play the timeless game of hearts anywhere, anytime on your iPhone or iPad. The game includes 10 different characters to play against, five difficulty levels, all kinds of customization options, Game Center integration, and even a step-by-step tutorial in case you need a refresher.

Aces Hearts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes ($2.99 -> Free, 56.4 MB): This interactive storybook tells a re-interpreted version of Jack and the Beanstalk. You're child can follow along with the professional narration as words are highlighted, or they can read the story all by themselves. Each page of the book includes interactive items that will not only keep your child engrossed, but also allow them to progress the story.

Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Minute Commander ($1.99 -> Free, 18.4 MB): This 3D turn-based naval strategy game puts you in command of a fleet of ships and your job is to sink all of your opponent's ships before they do the same to you. Each player has one minute to make their move, hence the name of the game. As you progress, new weapons will be added to the battle area, changing the complexion of the game. The game includes 18 ships, special weapons and abilities to gather, and 10 kilometers of ocean to do battle in.

Minute Commander is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 503 ratings.

Rage of Witches Halloween Tap Tap Special ($0.99 -> Free, 17.0 MB): A whack-a-mole-style game that requires you to tap on the evil monster in order to protect the peasants who are running for their lives. The game includes nine different creatures, three modes, and Game Center integration.

Rage of Witches Halloween Tap Tap Special is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2 ratings.

iPad:

Fruit Cannon HD ($1.99 -> Free, 12.5 MB): Launch all kinds of different fruits out of a cannon in hopes of getting them to land in the baskets strewn across each level in this physics-based game. The game includes simple tap and drag controls, all kinds of different obstacles, and Game Center integration.

Fruit Cannon HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 4 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Goop
Goop
Fine & Dandy Games
Free
Diaballic
Diaballic
Revoc Technologies
Free
Red's Escape
Red's Escape
Pod Digital, Inc.
Free
Origami Airplanes Folds In 3D
Origami Airplanes Folds In 3D
Joel Beckley
Free
Aces Hearts
Aces Hearts
Concrete Software, Inc.
Free
Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes
Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes
Mindshapes
Free
Minute Commander
Minute Commander
Pauli Ojanen
Free
Rage of Witches Halloween Tap Tap Special
Rage of Witches Halloween Tap Tap Special
Nob Studio
Free
Fruit Cannon HD
Fruit Cannon HD
hxsmobile

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